Dr. Mark Buchfuhrer, MD

Dr. Mark Buchfuhrer, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Buchfuhrer, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Downey, CA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

11480 Brookshire Ave Ste 108

Downey, CA 90241

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • Cough
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing
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Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Ottawa, Fac Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • La Co Harbor UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Los Angeles County Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchfuhrer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchfuhrer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchfuhrer to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Buchfuhrer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Buchfuhrer accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Buchfuhrer has admitting privileges

PIH Health Hospital - Downey
11500 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA 90241
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